Grace Bible Church
Pastor Teacher
Robert R. McLaughlin
Sunday, April 13, 2014

We are now ready for Joh 13 beginning with verse 10, where TLJC uses foot-washing to make a distinction between regeneration and rebound.

The first principle is the phrase “He who has bathed which refers to salvation, as Titus 3:5; EPH 5:26, which says concerning the church, that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

The next phrase “He who has bathed needs only to wash his feet, refers of course to needing only to rebound after we have be saved by the washing of the water of the word, 1JO 1:9.
are completely clean; a reference to COL 1:22 yet He has now reconciled you in His fleshly body through death, in order to present you before Him holy and blameless and beyond reproach‑‑

The final part in JOH 13:10  and you are clean but there’s one exception, but not all of you and this of course refers to Judas Iscariot.

He is an unbeliever and, in effect, in the analogy, Judas came without a bath an illustrates the unbelievers who reject TLJC.
TLJC also knew that Judas Iscariot would remain an unbeliever billions and billions and billions of years ago in His deity, but He also knew it in His humanity because He knew the Scriptures, PSA 41:9.

When it says “when He had washed their feet” it is a reference to the cross where the Lord Jesus Christ “washed us from our sins,”

REV 1:5….Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

The taken of the garments point to Jesus Christ stripping off His clothes to do this washing and that is a reference to Him being stripped at the cross for our sins in MAT 27:28, And they stripped Him, and put a scarlet robe on Him.

He reclines {at the table} again, – this refers to the doctrine of the session as in MAT 22:44 ‘The Lord said to my Lord, “Sit at My right hand, Until I put Thine enemies beneath Thy feet”‘?
JOH 13:12  He said to them, “Do you know what I have done to you? – referring to Him beginning to teach them the mystery doctrine of the Church-age.

Another thing is do you remember what they found in the tomb of our Lord when they went inside and found the body missing?  Back

in Joh 13, the taken of the garments refers to His resurrection from the dead.
“ought” is a pres-act-ind, opheilete which is a verb of obligation.

The first one is nominative singular noun “Kurios” translated Lord and referring to the fact that TLJC has authority over them. The second word is the nominative singular noun “didaskalos” translated Teacher.

The Lord is saying, “if I am your Lord and Teacher and I wash your feet through teaching, you are obligated under My authority to teach others as I have taught you!”

“one another’s feet” refers to the believers of the first generation of the Church-age.

TLJC will say to them later on this same night, JOH 15:3 “You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you.

EPH 5:25-26  Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her; that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word.

They are going to communicate the mystery doctrines which have been held back and hidden since time began, but now revealed because Christ has put on His clothes and is seated at the table.

The word for “gave” is the aor-act-ind of didomi which is edoka which is a gift of grace.

The word example is the accusative singular noun, hupodeigma which means an example, a model or a pattern to follow.

The heritage of grace is perpetuated through the communication of Bible doctrine.

If the significance had been in the literal foot washing, Peter would have run out and found the first pair of dirty feet he could and would have started washing feet.

The significance of foot-washing is not in the literal ceremony or ritual but in the doctrinal analogy which is the filling of the Spirit and the function of perception and metabolization of Bible doctrine.

The word for “do” is a pres-act-subj, poiete which means to practice habitually.

The word for slave is the nominative singular masculine noun doulos which refers to the disciple or the student from the standpoint of his discipleship….he’s a slave.

We hear a great deal these days about discipleship but a disciple is a student under strict discipline and receives information.

Master is the genitive singular masculine noun kuriou which connotes deity and also indicates the greatest possible contrast between the disciple and TLJC.

If the Lord is actually teaching them, He calls them disciples.

If they are out of school, they are still not out from under His discipline and therefore they are called slaves.

Teacher or didaskalos is our Lord’s authority over us when we are called disciples.     Authority is always authority.

Speaking from His humanity only, TLJC is saying that the Father is greater than the Son.

Neither is one who is sent [the humanity of Christ] greater than the one who sent Him [a reference to God the Father].

In JOH 5:18 we are told that the Lord “made Himself equal with God.

Sometimes our Lord spoke from His deity, other times from His humanity, and then other times from His Hypostatic Union.

From His deity, He would say things like JOH 8:58  “Truly, truly, I say to you:  before Abraham came into being, I existed eternally.

From His humanity, in JOH 19:28, our Lord said from the cross, “I thirst.”

From His humanity He also in MAT 27:46  “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me [this was when the humanity of Christ was
being judged for our sins on the cross]?”

From His person in Hypostatic Union, as true humanity and undiminished deity He said in MAT 11:28  “Come unto Me all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”

MAT 11:29-30, “Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart; and you shall find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy, and My load is light.

When He said I will give you rest, He said that from His deity.

MAT 11:29-30, “Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart; He said this from His humanity, and therefore we call that His hypostatic union where both natures are involved.

The same is true in JOH 14:6  “I am the way, the truth, and the life; no man comes unto the Father but by Me.

MIC 5:3 “But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler

in Israel. His goings forth are from long ago, From the days of eternity.”

TIT 2:13 looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus;

1JO 5:20  And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding, in order that we might know Him who is true, and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This One is the true God and eternal life.

ACT 20:28  “Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.

ROM 10:9  that if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord [Kurios or OT name Jehovah], and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you shall be saved;

LUK 4:8  And Jesus answered and said to him, “It is written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God and serve Him only.'”

TLJC even received worship from the blind man as God, in JOH 9:35.

Jehovah is the sacred name of God.In the Hebrew,  we have what is known as the sacred Tetragrammaton which is the sacred name for God.

It appeared as JHWH [minus the vowels, Jehovah] meaning Jehovah or YHWH [minus the vowels YaHWaH] which means Yahweh.

A new type of love, vs 1. The possession of Satan within man, vs 2. The descension The resurrection The ascension The session

The hypostatic union. The deity of Christ. Salvation The doctrine of Kenosis. Rebound. The Lordship of Christ.

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